Queensland Yellowtail Angelfish

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Queensland Yellowtail Angelfish

This marine aquarium fish is known as Queensland Yellowtail Angelfish and the correct latin name is Chaetodontoplus meredithi. It belongs to the Angelfish family. (e) Origin of this species is Western Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This Angelfish is semi-aggressive. The larger the tank is, the less aggression can be seen.

Queensland Yellowtail Angelfish can grow up to 25 cm what is approximately 9 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 3000cm2 of water surface which is approximately 465 square inch. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks that are large. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Very large aquariums have at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Queensland Yellowtail Angelfish. (e) The specific gravity (SG) should be between 1,020 and 1,025, the temperature between 23°C (73.4°F) and 26°C (78.8°F). The suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

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Document modified on Sun Dec 16 16:34:20 UTC 2007
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